After November 4th 1918, the four regiments of the Tiroler Kaiserjäger, decimated by the collapse of the Monarchy, were undefeated but due to misunderstanding on the ambiguous timing of the beginning of the armistice, they were captured by the Italians. They wondered then what would have happened to the Bergisel, which was not only a rifle range, but was also a place for reflection and remembrance.
donation of the ground, agreed with the Collegiate of Wilten on 14.11.1917 in
favour of the Tyrolean regiments of the Kaiserjäger, had not been able to
become operational, because of the absence of the necessary records.
shooting test of the archduke Karl Ludwig, Regent Deputy of the Tirol, in the
rifle range of the Kaiserjägers
29/09/1855. Inscription on wood painted. (Tiroler
First “premonstrotense” Chapter, presided over by the abbot Adrian Zacher,
had decreed, with the document of 23.08.1918, to transfer the ownership of the
fund, abandoned by the Bergisel, exclusively to the four regiments.
problem remained who he would have nominated as his successor by law: the corps
of troop in winding-up, the ex official, the new Austrian army, the State, the
Tirol or the city of Innsbruck?
definitive decision was pending for a long time.
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